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Table 2 Fatty acids (FAs) profile in gastrocnemius muscle tissue of rats supplemented with different oils

From: Incorporation and effects of punicic acid on muscle and adipose tissues of rats

FAs (%) Control LNA 1 % LNA 2 % LNA 4 % CLNA 1 % CLNA 2 % CLNA 4 %
C16:0 21.0 ± 0.6 20.1 ± 0.7 20.3 ± 0.8 20.6 ± 1.0 23.3 ± 2.2 23.1 ± 2.0 23.0 ± 2.8
C18:0 14.6 ± 2.4 15.0 ± 0.8 15.1 ± 1.8 17.5 ± 1.7 15.7 ± 1.8 16.0 ± 2.2 16.9 ± 2.6
C18:1c ω-9 11.2 ± 4.6 10.3 ± 0.2 9.7 ± 1.7 8.8 ± 1.5 12.1 ± 5.5 11.1 ± 5.3 10.0 ± 3.1
C18:2c ω-6 26.7 ± 1.4 27.6 ± 1.3 26.8 ± 1.5 25.0 ± 0.9 26.3 ± 3.6 26.1 ± 1.7 25.9 ± 2.4
C18:3c ω-3 1.0 ± 0.3a 2.4 ± 0.2b 3.7 ± 0.7bc 4.4 ± 1.2 0.9 ± 0.4a 1.0 ± 0.3a 0.9 ± 0.2a
CLA 9c11t      1.3 ± 0.4a 2.3 ± 0.6ab 3.4 ± 1.1b
CLA 10c12c      0.7 ± 0.4a 1.1 ± 0.3ab 1.6 ± 0.4b
C20:4 ω-6 15.2 ± 2.2 11.5 ± 0.3 10.9 ± 1.1 9.7 ± 1.1 10.0 ± 6.8 11.6 ± 3.1 11.2 ± 2.1
C22:4 ω-6 2.2 ± 0.2a 3.7 ± 0.2b 4.4 ± 0.3bc 5.4 ± 0.4 2.5 ± 0.4a 2.0 ± 0.4a 1.9 ± 0.2a
C22:6 ω-3 8.1 ± 1.6ab 9.3 ± 0.4a 9.0 ± 0.5a 8.5 ± 0.5ac 7.1 ± 1.8ac 5.7 ± 2.3bc 5.2 ± 0.6b
TL (%) 1.4 ± 0.1 1.5 ± 0.1 1.6 ± 0.3 1.4 ± 0.2 1.5 ± 0.3 1.3 ± 0.3 1.3 ± 0.3
  1. Results expressed as mean ± standard deviation (n = 4) of the fatty acid percentages; different letters in the same row are statistically different from each other (p < 0.05)
  2. CLA conjugated fatty acid (C18:2), TL total lipids